Rainier's Articles


'Eve Online: The Second Genesis' Rescheduled For Q1 2003

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive and Crowd Control Productions (CCP) announced today the highly anticipated Massive Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) "Eve Online: The Second Genesis," currently in live beta testing, has been rescheduled to ship in March 2003. There will also be a IRC Chat with the developers, so read more for details.

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai' (PS2) Hits Europe

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 5:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Ball Z fans and fighting game aficionados alike will soon be able to enter the world of the highly-rated animated series and engage in a series of high-intensity fighting battles, each one more epic than the one before. Infogrames is proud to announce its upcoming Dragon Ball Z: Budokai video game, exclusively for the PlayStation2.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 7:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA.com has a new Q&A with Pivotal Games producer Lee Singleton talking about their recently released suqad based shooter Conflict: Desert Storm. IGN Insider has a new Q&A with Dan Houser and James Worrall of Rockstar Games talking about their upcoming action game, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. GameSpot has a new Q&A with UbiSoft's producer Mathieu Ferland talking about their upcoming Tom Clancy tactical shooter, Splinter Cell. LoneGamers has a new Q&A with the COO of Epic One talking about Fung Wan Online. The Electric Playground has a new Q&A with Ensemble's Bruce Shelley talking about their imminent RTS game, Age of Mythology.

'American Conquest' - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 7:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

American Conquest, is the latest masterpiece from the makers of Cossacks, the undisputed champions of several-thousand-unit combat. Spanning the moment Columbus set foot on America to the American War of Independence, players must shape the future of the continent through over 50 missions spread across eight campaigns. Read more for links where to grab the goodies ... (Thanks Bluesnews).

Chrome - Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 7:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Techland released a new movie trailer from their sci-fi first-person shooter, Chrome. Previously seen at the ECTS last month the movie contains about two minutes of in-game footage. Read more for links where to grab it ... (Thanks 3DGamers).

'Reign Of Fire' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 7:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the game, players find themselves in the year 2024 where highly evolved dragons are the dominant species left on the planet. Only a few human beings remain including a brave Englishman named Quinn. Quinn and his followers battle for survival against the creatures and unexpectedly encounter American dragon-slayer Van Zan and his rag-tag squad, who are planning a dangerous crusade to post-apocalyptic London to fight the dragons. As a human, the player takes the role of a resistance fighter defending the last remaining humans from attack and eventually making their way to the site of the ultimate dragon. A bunch of brand new Gamecube screens ...

'Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2003' (PC/NGC/XBX/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 6:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA SPORTS, continuing its exclusive partnership with the PGA TOUR and the world's best and most famous golfer, Tiger Woods, delivers the most realistic golf simulation for fans of golf on the PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox and Nintendo GameCube . With prestigious courses, an all-star line-up of PGA TOUR golf pros and a variety of modes, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2003 will keep even the lowest handicapped golfer challenged for months to come. We got some screens from locations and several of the players .. If you are into golf, njoy!

Platoon: The 1st Airborne Cavalry Division In Vietnam - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 6:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

You are Martin Lionsdale, newly wed and new recruit of the US Army. As the story and events unfold, you will come to know his emotions, his relationship with his wife, and the War itself. You will also come to know several other key members of the platoon. As you successfully carry out your missions, you will climb the ranks to become a Lieutenant and be responsible for a full platoon of infantry (up to 30 men) composed of specialist soldiers: (rifleman, sniper, scout, machine gunner, grenadier, engineer, commando...). check the new screens ...

'Rayman 3 : Hoodlum Havoc' - Enemies Revealed & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 10:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc, everyone's favorite limbless wonder is back and this time he's going head-to-head against the baddest enemy army ever to hit the platform genre. With over 20 different enemies, each with their own special strengths and weaknesses, Rayman will have his hands full if he wants to save the world from the plum juice-addicted Hoodlum Army and the Evil Dark Lum Lord. Check out bio's for the enemies and a few new screens, Njoy!

PC Preview - Real War : Rogue States

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 9:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In this modern military RTS the United States has learned that the Independent Liberation Army (ILA) is being backed by a rogue state. It was thought the ILA was destroyed, but this new sponsor has re-energized the ILA and equipped it with even more lethal technology. The gamer’s task is to destroy this alliance and punish the offending country. Did Rival succeed in their second attempt? Read more and find out!